Jan 25, 2010 6:00am EST
florida. >> you go for two years and transfer of to university? >> yes. >> this george washington university, is $50,000 a year for tuition. what do you pay? >> by an anonymous caller so we have been blessed that we get in-state tuition fully covered. usually, regular students would pay $86 per credit. if your full time, that would be $1,000 per semester. >> that is a little bit different. do you happen to know how many want to a four-year university? >> once you graduate, we all usually end up going to university and achieve a bachelor's. >> what have you learned since you've been here? >> just to keep an open mind? you cannot narrow your view. there are other people and other views and you need to pay attention to the spirit if not, you will not succeed. >> do you belong to a party? >> i consider myself to be independent because of a share views with the republicans and democrats. as far as the government, and republican-minded but as for a civil-rights and other aspects, i would have democratic views. >> the republicans do not believe in so rights? >> they do, but things like a
Jan 24, 2010 11:00pm EST
students from all over the world to come to washington and either spend a semester- long internship working for government or nonprofit agencies or private corporations or one or two week programs following the current issues of the day. for instance, this program. >> why do you do it? >> i've been here 33 of our 34 years of existence and it's been a labor of love. we believed early on, bill burke, our founder and others that started the organization that it was meaningful and could be a transformational experience for college students to partake of these programs. >> how many students a year? >> 1,500 to 1,600 interns. >> who pays for them? >> students and/or their units -- universities or money that we raise and corporations and individuals. >> someone what wants to come, what kind of out of pocket suspense do they have? >> nor program, in the $1,200 range and that includes housing. >> where were you before you did this? >> i was working as a counselor in a junior high school in massachusetts and managing a restaurant on cape cod in the summer. >> what's the best thing a student can say a
Jan 17, 2010 8:00pm EST
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Jan 18, 2010 6:00am EST
. >> the greater metropolitan area of washington. probably as far north as the outskirts of baltimore. as far south as clinton. >> we took our cameras to your studio this week. here is a segment where you are talking about haiti. >> , when i was a member of congress in 1980 i was in the forefront of the revolution. i said this guy is a formidable presence. i with like to now say he is an idiot. -- i would like to now say he is an idiot. >> maybe you are not as good judge of character. this is a racist remark. these were black slaves revolting of what -- resulting in what they said. it is the most racist remark we have heard this week. it is. it is absolutely basis. this. this. on a whole variety of levels. >> how much of that is planned? >> none of that is planned. we have probably said to ourselves, because we have a meeting between 4:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. and we really had not planned to stress the haitian catastrophe until robertson said what he said. he said that this was a story for the national news and it does not lend itself to talk value until robertson said what he said. it is a guy who a
Jan 17, 2010 11:00pm EST
area that you go to. >> it would be the greater metropolitan area of washington, probably as far north as the outskirts of baltimore and as far south as washington. -- warrington, places like that. >> we took our cameras to your studios this week. here is a segment where you and andy were talking about haiti. >> when i was a member of congress in 1988, pat robertson made his first foray into iowa and a lot of the republican party. i said that this guy is a formidable presence. i would like to now say that he is an idiot. he is more more run than -- more on than messiah. >> maybe your not a good judge of character. >> i am offended you have a question about this. this has nothing to do about christianity. it has everything to do with colonialism. this guy should take his ministry to the sci-fi channel. that is the example of being cursed. how did communism exist for 80 years? did the double not hate that? -- did the devil not take that? the premise is -- this is a racist remark. these were black slaves revolting against what they called a white god. >> i did not take race away from the
Jan 3, 2010 8:00pm EST
back to the george bush clip. that was at george washington university? >> actually, he made that exact same speech again and again and again in 2002, which was very interesting. you could look at it runway -- at it one way and it could be that he was anxious for minorities to have decent housing or you could save i wonder what forces were in play in 2002 to give him to say this. if you look at it from wall street, in 2002, that was a critical time. it was just about that time that the smart people on wall street decided that instead of being so diversified in the securities, why not just love them up with subprime loans? they started pouring subprime loans into these products in such large numbers that it made them much more vulnerable to explosion. >> what were the democrats doing about the idea of subprime mortgages? >> not enough. it is fair to say that no one was raising alarms. i think she'll bear -- she loved their -- i think one woman was raising concerns by 2004. apart from some people on wall street that started to bet against subprime loans in, no one really raised the alarm.
Jan 3, 2010 11:00pm EST
had on the courthouse steps in any city around here -- around washington -- you had these houses being auctioned once every three minutes basically. so we could see at that point that the one important -- first of all both of us thought that it could be as important as 1929. i had just been reading john kenneth galbraith's book on '29 and andrew's father covered the crash of 1929 so we could see these -- the rumblings and though we better jump on this now. and that with a documentary like this we could actually tie together what was happening in a place like baltimore with wall street. >> after you got the idea what did you do next? >> well we started talking to people. we'd started, i mean months -- what we do as journalist is we're, you know, we're trained to master, you know, get in touch with the subject very quickly and start to look around to see who was doing interesting reporting about this and we came across mark pittman at bloomberg who had been writing about this before really anyone else and who really spotted what was happening. and we also started going to baltimore to, y
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
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